LIVE FUNK ALBUM OF 1997
MILES DAVIS - DARK MAGUS
Disc - 1 Disc 2
1.Dark Magus - Mojk 1.Dark Magus - Tatu
2.Dark Magus - Wili 2.Dark Magus - NNE
PERSONNEL:
Miles Davis - Trumpet & Yamaha Organ Azar Lawrence - Tenor Sax
Pete Cosey - Guitar Dominnique Gaumont - Guitar
David Liebman - Tennor/Soprano Sax Al Foster - Drums
Michael Henderson - Bass James Mtume - Percussion


A Couple Of "MF's" (Miles Fans) Talking About The Album !!



nightrain: Dark magus would be cool
nightrain: :)
HALFaTrip: kewl..it's rewinding
HALFaTrip: :>
nightrain: I'm getting the CD
nightrain: Dark Magus - 1974 LIVE recording of the Miles Davis Band at Carnegie Hall
HALFaTrip: ready?
nightrain: k
HALFaTrip: I'm-turning it on now
nightrain: go
nightrain: "high hat drums"
nightrain: turn the volume UP real LOUD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HALFaTrip: loud?
HALFaTrip: i can do that
HALFaTrip: :>
nightrain: .....this is some KILLER music.....!!
nightrain: it's SLAMIN.......HALF
HALFaTrip: well..i'm bout to see..aren't i?
nightrain: wait....(I'm getting a glass of wine also for this one)
HALFaTrip: tell me when.......
nightrain: ok...GO !!!!!!!!!
HALFaTrip: lol
nightrain: hih hat drums.....
nightrain: STANK.....bass!
nightrain: guitar goin .....
HALFaTrip: afropolyrhythmic
nightrain: there's that SLAMIN trumpet.....
HALFaTrip: he loves to throw those weird riffs in
nightrain: yesh
HALFaTrip: damn.. spacey shit
nightrain: he does....did you know that he is also playing a little organ at the same time as the trumpet ?
HALFaTrip: kewl
nightrain: *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, *spacy*, v
HALFaTrip: (well..he ain't playin nothin' right now...he's dead..)
nightrain: spaceFUNK
HALFaTrip: yup
nightrain: hell yeah
HALFaTrip: this trumpet is just..trippin
nightrain: I---think it's incredible.....
nightrain: .....at first blush this all sounds like *noise*...
nightrain: but when you listen closely....
HALFaTrip: no..it interweaves nicely
HALFaTrip: I'm-puttin headphones on ..missin' stuff
nightrain: ...it's actually VERY smooth....and it all blends together
HALFaTrip: shit is SCREAMIN"
nightrain: trumpet
nightrain: wild
gizelle x: bye girl..
pi~lipstx02: byebye
nightrain: killer shit
nightrain: "mind expanding"
nightrain: This shit is STANK
HALFaTrip: I'm-glad i waited to listen to this
nightrain: Screammmmmmmmming GUITAR
HALFaTrip: bass comes up.... from nowhere..
HALFaTrip: it's almost so discordant..that you can't stand it..but then it just grabs you..and pulls you in..so much to listen for..
nightrain: deep shit
nightrain: yes it does
nightrain: over & over again
HALFaTrip: I-would go nuts listenin' to this if i was high
HALFaTrip: LOL
nightrain: This thing was recorded 25 yrs ago.....sounds like it was invented yesterday
HALFaTrip: yup
HALFaTrip: really?..wait..that long?
nightrain: yeah.......in 74
HALFaTrip: sheesh..i was 13
nightrain: same band as on...."On the Corner"
HALFaTrip: ah
nightrain: I saw them live....in concert
HALFaTrip: kewl
nightrain: "mind expanding"
nightrain: "mind blowing"
HALFaTrip: to put it mildly
nightrain: "afropolyrythmic SUPERNASTYGHETTO STANK ASS FUNK"
nightrain: "afropolyrythmic SUPERNASTYGHETTO STANK ASS FUNK"
nightrain: "afropolyrythmic SUPERNASTYGHETTO STANK ASS FUNK"
nightrain: "afropolyrythmic SUPERNASTYGHETTO STANK ASS FUNK"
HALFaTrip: trumpet just..kicks in..then goes out
HALFaTrip: miles davis fire...
nightrain: mid 70's band....(one of the FUNKIEST of all time!!)
HALFaTrip: THIS SHIT IS JUMPIN
nightrain: *burnin funk*
HALFaTrip: "dark magus"
Ltfire: yall have fun
HALFaTrip: (we always do)
nightrain: *shit* burns like *gohnereea*
HALFaTrip: LOL
HALFaTrip: uh..
nightrain: lol
HALFaTrip: I never had a STD
nightrain: ROFL
HALFaTrip: wouldn't know
HALFaTrip: :>
nightrain: lol
HALFaTrip: drums...damn
HALFaTrip: slow...fading
HALFaTrip: now..coming back
nightrain: yes....the drums
nightrain: Al Foster is the drummer
HALFaTrip: nfi who he is
HALFaTrip: but he's good
nightrain: great drummer (as you can hear)
HALFaTrip: sax
HALFaTrip: I once-dated a sax player
nightrain: Azar Lawrence on sax
HALFaTrip: it's spacey..and got that african beat to it too
nightrain: Our friend James Mtume.....on percussion
HALFaTrip: i heard 'juicy fruit' again last nite
nightrain: (Of Jucy Fruit ...fame)
HALFaTrip: that song is kinda erotic
nightrain: very erotic....(to say the least...lol)
HALFaTrip: lol
nightrain: We had James Mtume as a chat guest last year
HALFaTrip: kewl
HALFaTrip: whoa..i have this up LOUD
HALFaTrip: SCREAMIN' in my ears
HALFaTrip: you know what..
HALFaTrip: miles' music reminds me of modern art
nightrain: Micheal Hendrson on the bass.....is the *glue* that holds it all together
nightrain: yes......modern art is a good way to describe it
HALFaTrip: or minimalist art
nightrain: more "space shit"
HALFaTrip: i think more minimalist
nightrain: it's on the trumpet
HALFaTrip: yeah
nightrain: lol
nightrain: every song on this album is called "Magus"
HALFaTrip: mtume...bongos n' shit..?
nightrain: I have nfi what "magus" is
HALFaTrip: i know..can't think right now
nightrain: yes.......Mtume on bongo's, congas, etc
nightrain: "voodoo Stuff"
HALFaTrip: shit's gettin' nasty again...
HALFaTrip: those drums....WHEW
nightrain: oh yeah
HALFaTrip: i could phuck all nite to this shit..god damn
nightrain: takes ya DOWN & then back UP again !!!!!!!!!!
nightrain: (yes the music of Miles is VERY good for certain *activities*)
HALFaTrip: lol
nightrain: rythmic
nightrain: groovin
nightrain: jammin
HALFaTrip: I have a habit of *moving* to the rhythm of the music playing
nightrain: SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN,
SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN, SLAMIN,
nightrain: trumpet again...
HALFaTrip: now it sounds like a rainforest..or a jungle
nightrain: yes
nightrain: it does
nightrain: "a hard rain"
HALFaTrip: yeah
HALFaTrip: midafternoon...
HALFaTrip: makes you want to go out and dance naked in it
nightrain: ....."the naked truth"
HALFaTrip: yeah
nightrain: this music will make ya think as well
HALFaTrip: oh yes
HALFaTrip: you got that right
nightrain: "slo funk"
nightrain: oh yeah
HALFaTrip: bass
nightrain: Michael Henderson...
HALFaTrip: reachin DOWN with it
nightrain: ...most people just know him as a singer...
nightrain: He is my favorite Bass player
HALFaTrip: now where the hell do those cowbells come from...ROFL
nightrain: Mtume
HALFaTrip: he's playin them with a stick
nightrain: lol
HALFaTrip: i know
HALFaTrip: lol
HALFaTrip: now this shit is BADD
HALFaTrip: this one really makes your whole body move..
nightrain: Miles Davis = "afropolyrythmic SUPERNASTYGHETTO STANK ASS FUNK"
HALFaTrip: get that "neck swivel action" goin'
nightrain: yes....I'm *movin & groovin* in my chair RIGHT NOW
nightrain: this is why I make some of the comments I make about some of these "pretenders"..........(THIS IS
THE REAL FUNK !!!!!!!!!!!!)
nightrain: people just don't know about it
HALFaTrip: hell yeah
nightrain: Miles, Jimi, James & Sly ....are the TRUE originators.....
nightrain: Miles is a badd mf
HALFaTrip: mm hmm
nightrain: reaching *climax*
nightrain: organ
nightrain: spacy.........funky
HALFaTrip: very spacy
nightrain: I love this...groove
nightrain: there are many different *moods* here
nightrain: all to be exploited
HALFaTrip: very much so
nightrain: damn near totally acustic here now
nightrain: slowly burnin guitar
nightrain: bells
HALFaTrip: wait..i gotta turn the tape over...
nightrain: sounds like a ship coming in thru the fog
HALFaTrip: ran outta music?



nightrain: U ready......Disc 2 of "Dark Magus" - Miles Davis
HALFaTrip: ROFL
nightrain: (let's do it....I'm all set)
HALFaTrip: I'm-hittin' play
nightrain: Mtume on percussion
HALFaTrip: building...
nightrain: smokin gutair/bass combo
HALFaTrip: hell yeah
HALFaTrip: gaumont?
HALFaTrip: lucas?
nightrain: yes.....building....& building
HALFaTrip: cosey?
HALFaTrip: lol
nightrain: Pete Cosey on STANK AZZ FUNK Guitar !!!
HALFaTrip: that bass is all pervasive
HALFaTrip: driving the music
nightrain: "The genius of Michael Henderson"
nightrain: "space bass"
nightrain: ----bouncing in his chair now
HALFaTrip: ROFL
nightrain: ----bobing his head
HALFaTrip: damn..i need V O L U M E
HALFaTrip: rofl..me too
nightrain: slightly tilted to the side
HALFaTrip: much betta
nightrain: "slamin & jamin"
HALFaTrip: as rock would say.."neck swivel action" goin'
HALFaTrip: ROFL
nightrain: yes indeed
HALFaTrip: man..that bass..
HALFaTrip: (thank god for headphones)
nightrain: hear that organ ?
HALFaTrip: OH HELL YEAH...turned it up to 15
nightrain: 15 ??
HALFaTrip: goes to 20
HALFaTrip: ROFL
nightrain: (I hope she has medical insurance....lol)
HALFaTrip: guitar
nightrain: Mtume on percussion
HALFaTrip: DAMN
nightrain: *tear it up*
nightrain: yes guitar
nightrain: screeching
nightrain: screeching
nightrain: (her ears might be BLEEDING now)
HALFaTrip: ROFL
nightrain: building again
HALFaTrip: mmm hmmm
HALFaTrip: miles be blowin' his AZZ off
nightrain: yes
HALFaTrip: he is nasty with this horn...
HALFaTrip: wild n' shyt..lol
nightrain: STANK NASTY
nightrain: startin to get ...*erotic*
HALFaTrip: "bellybutton nasty"
nightrain: sax
nightrain: drums
nightrain: very mellow sax
nightrain: congas
HALFaTrip: hmm..
HALFaTrip: i think i a few beats ahead of you
HALFaTrip: sheesh
sthrnblkmale: loving it
nightrain: "we gonna blow................BLOW!"
HALFaTrip: yes
nightrain: organ solo ?
nightrain: bells ?
HALFaTrip: yes…… yes !!
nightrain: space chit….. I love it
nightrain: congas again
HALFaTrip: spacey spacey spacey
nightrain: *kozmic*
nightrain: wild
HALFaTrip: 'dancing naked in the rain wild'
nightrain: trumpet, bass, guitar, percussion, trumpet, bass, guitar, percussion, trumpet, bass, guitar, percussion, trumpet, bass, guitar, percussion, trumpet, bass, guitar, percussion, trumpet, bass, guitar, percussion,
HALFaTrip: lol
HALFaTrip: those drums...
nightrain: the way he does that organ and plays the trumpet is WILD

HALFaTrip: afropolyrhythmic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
nightrain: "afropolyrythmic SUPERNASTYGHETTO STANK ASS FUNK"
nightrain: "afropolyrythmic SUPERNASTYGHETTO STANK ASS FUNK"
nightrain: "afropolyrythmic SUPERNASTYGHETTO STANK ASS FUNK"
nightrain: "afropolyrythmic SUPERNASTYGHETTO STANK ASS FUNK"
HALFaTrip: :>
nightrain: now slowing down again
HALFaTrip: (a pause..catch our breath)
HALFaTrip: now THIS SHIT IS BADD
nightrain: yes......s u p e r s l o w
HALFaTrip: mmmmmmmmmmmm
xIcePrincess: ive gotta get that cd!!
nightrain: this is GET ALL UP ...into it ……s u p e r s l o w FUNK !!
nightrain:


s u p e r s l o w
HALFaTrip: :>
nightrain: ::::::::::::::::::::::whew:::::::::::::::::
nightrain: that was a GREAT song....:)
HALFaTrip: LOL
HALFaTrip: (yes, *it* was great)
nightrain: wild chit going on in this one too
HALFaTrip: yup
HALFaTrip: mtume
nightrain: yes......Mtume
nightrain: bells & bass
nightrain: trumpet
HALFaTrip: yes...
nightrain: some kinda wild azz middle eastern chit
HALFaTrip: yah..i like that
nightrain: nice s l o w groove
HALFaTrip: mm..slow :>
nightrain: but still wild
nightrain: organ
HALFaTrip: always....building
nightrain: at the foot of the pyrimyds
HALFaTrip: lol!
HALFaTrip: good!
nightrain: a clear night......& this is the only sound we hear
nightrain: yes!
HALFaTrip: oh man..
nightrain: the *ancients* have joined us
nightrain: from the past to the future
HALFaTrip: you're starting to sound like me now.
HALFaTrip: "the ancients have joined us"
HALFaTrip: (omigawd..yes!)
nightrain: "kozmic FUNK"
nightrain: I'm---bobing his head again
nightrain:
leaning
HALFaTrip: lol!!!
nightrain: crowd appluse
nightrain: nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty, nasty,
HALFaTrip: NASTY
HALFaTrip: dude's from another world
nightrain: ULTRA FUNKY!
HALFaTrip: i'm serious
nightrain: he is
nightrain: Miles is NOT of this earth
HALFaTrip: this is shit from beyond the stars we know
nightrain: "a brotha from another planet"
HALFaTrip: like..from the earliest part of the universe
HALFaTrip: where the funk is PRIMAL
nightrain: Like I said..............
nightrain: …………....................."the ancients"
HALFaTrip: mm hmm
nightrain: primal
nightrain: raw
HALFaTrip: yes
nightrain: <---is waving BOTH arms in the air as he BOB's & ROCKS !!
HALFaTrip: ROFLMAO
nightrain: trumpet solo
HALFaTrip: (eye to eye..during)
HALFaTrip: feel it
nightrain: yes .....I feel it.....for sure
nightrain: trumet blares!!!!!!!!!!
nightrain: sweet guitar
HALFaTrip: this is.. ..some funk....... and then some.... ..and back again
nightrain: yes.......down at the core.....
HALFaTrip: yes... deep
nightrain: here it comes...
nightrain: .....guitar.....bass......percussion .......sax .....everyone..........guitar.....bass...... percussion.......sax.....everyone ..........guitar.....bass......percussion .......sax.....everyone....
HALFaTrip: yes
nightrain: tearin it up
nightrain: they stopped
HALFaTrip: bigtime
nightrain: started again
HALFaTrip: yes
nightrain: lol
HALFaTrip: damn...... guitar
nightrain: yes guitar
nightrain: silly funk
nightrain: lol
HALFaTrip: silly :>
nightrain: here they come again...
nightrain: ......guitar.....bass......percussion.......sax.....everyone....
nightrain: lol
HALFaTrip: so much..
HALFaTrip: at once
nightrain: this is really some tremendous talent
nightrain: all assembeled
HALFaTrip: drums..... bad ass
nightrain: Miles knew what he was doing
HALFaTrip: well..
HALFaTrip: he had to bring it to us
HALFaTrip: :>
nightrain: & so he did just that
nightrain: (not for the people in "jazz conservitories")
nightrain: The man was SO far ahead of his time
HALFaTrip: DAMN!......... DAMN!
nightrain: hell yeah
nightrain: badd chit
HALFaTrip: whew!
nightrain: wild ....fast...wild ....fast...
wild ....fast...wild .... fast...wild ....fast...wild ....fast...wild
....fast...wild ....fast...wild ....
fast...wild ....fast...wild .... fast... wild ....fast...wild ....fast...wild ....fast...wild
....fast...wild ....fast...wild ....fast...wild ....fast...wild ....fast...wild .... fast...wild ....fast...wild
..fast ... wild ....fast ... wild ....fast... wild ....
fast... wild ....fast ...wild ....fast...w ild ....fast...wild ....fast ...wild ....fast...
nightrain: mind blowing
nightrain: mind expanding
HALFaTrip: understatement
HALFaTrip: !
nightrain: :)
HALFaTrip: :>
nightrain: slowing down again
nightrain: super funky
nightrain: ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

nightrain: The crowd is going WILD !!
HALFaTrip: lol
HALFaTrip: lol
nightrain: as the album comes to an end
nightrain: That...is a great album
HALFaTrip: damn yes it is
HALFaTrip: oh shit..i do need a cig
HALFaTrip: WHEW
nightrain: lol
HALFaTrip: lol


nightrain: We just got thru listening to one of the GREATEST FUNK albums of all time>